Sunflower Town

My life comes in two parts, and my soul comes with baggage. I call it BC. AC. Before Cole after Cole. Before Cole: Life was as simple as it could be in a water tower town. My two brothers and I? We grew up good on love and sunshine. We drank iced tea in the

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Self Care is for YOU

In the spirit of my last post about the importance of mental health I wanted to write about self care. Many people think “self-care” and, assume pedicures and spa days. While I am no stranger to a deluxe pedicure or a 20 minute face mask, it is important to remember self-care is not always as

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Stand Up, Speak Up, Wake Up

Good health is not just the absence of physical disease, it is the state of completeย physical, mental, and socialย well-being. It aids in determining how we, as individuals, handle stress, enjoy life, and make choices. You will not have a healthy body if it’s not accompanied by a healthy mind. When we are free of depression,

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Mama’s Mac

So, I see this all the time… boxed mac and cheese. I know all college kids are supposed to flourish on ramen and easy mac but the truth is, you don’t. So, I think we should all leave fake powdered cheese and uncooked pasta in 2017 with whatever other bad habits and crappy people you

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Asking For Help

Iโ€™ve recently found myself in a complicated situation. When I went to ask for help from someone I care for, I realized I had no idea how to ask. I wanted desperately to tell this person that I needed them, but I was both unsure and unconfident about where to begin. I knew if I

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